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Short talk - The Duke's Maps

Thursday, 28 August 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. The First Georgians includes a selection of military maps and plans from the important collection of William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, one of the eighteenth century's great ... Read more about Short talk - The Duke's Maps

Short talk - Conserving the Rokeby Commodes

Thursday, 21 August 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. Conservators William Miller and Gary Gronnestad discuss the work that went into preparing the Rokeby Commodes for this exhibition. The talk will also include a brief ... Read more about Short talk - Conserving the Rokeby Commodes

Hyperlink to lecture event 'The little-ingenious Garrick and the ingenious little Hogarth': Art and the Theatre 1714–1760'

Short talk - William Hogarth, David Garrick and his Wife

Thursday, 14 August 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. William Hogarth's exceptional portrait of the greatest actor of the age, David Garrick, reveals as much about the painter as the sitter. Both men decried the pretensions of the ... Read more about Short talk - William Hogarth, David Garrick and his Wife

Short talk - Royal River

Thursday, 7 August 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This short talk by Sally Goodsir, Assistant Curator of Decorative Arts, will look at the importance of the River Thames to London in the early eighteenth century, using the extensive Canaletto panoramas to bring to life some of the sights, sounds and ... Read more about Short talk - Royal River

Short talk - The restoration of the Baumgartner Casket and Henry Clay Organ Clock

Thursday, 31 July 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This talk by David Wheeler, Senior Furniture Conservator, tells the story of the resurrection and full restoration of the Baumgartner reliquary casket ... Read more about Short talk - The restoration of the Baumgartner Casket and Henry Clay Organ Clock

Short Recital - Handel Suite No.7 in G minor HWV432

Wednesday, 30 July 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join musicians from the Royal College of Music for a short 15-minute recitals on the Shudi Harpsichord and other period instruments, exploring music from the Georgian era ... Read more about Short Recital - Handel Suite No.7 in G minor HWV432

Short talk - Hogarth and the Harlot

Thursday, 24 July 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

'My Picture was my Stage and men and women my actors'. William Hogarth's A Harlot's Progress was the first of his printed 'modern moral subjects', which were to prove wildly popular. This talk by Kate Heard, Senior Curator of Prints and Drawings, will ... Read more about Short talk - Hogarth and the Harlot

Short talk - A Copper Uncovered

Thursday, 17 July 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This talk by Adelaide Izat, Paintings Conservator, traces the conservation and restoration of Maratti's Annunciation. Removal of discoloured varnish and overpaint has revealed the true quality of the painting and its relationship with other versions. ... Read more about Short talk - A Copper Uncovered

Two-manual harpsichord by Burkat Shudi

Short Recital - Avison Leggerement from Sonata Prima Op.5

Wednesday, 16 July 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join musicians from the Royal College of Music for a short 15-minute recital on the Shudi Harpsichord and other period instruments, exploring music from the Georgian era. ... Read more about Short Recital - Avison Leggerement from Sonata Prima Op.5

Short talk - 'A thing of more show than use'

Thursday, 10 July 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Early Georgian society developed a huge appetite for luxury goods – for fashionable porcelain, gold snuff boxes, elaborately rococo silver and the newest designs in fabric, fans and other accessories. Many were sold in 'toy shops' of the period – ... Read more about Short talk - 'A thing of more show than use'

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